Jordan Breal

A Fort Worth native, Jordan Breal is a graduate of Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism and joined Texas Monthly in February 2005. As the magazines resident travel writer, she spends most of her time on the road in search of Texass most interesting sights, best hotels, and notable eats.
Jordan chronicles her adventures in her monthly column, The Wanderer, as well as a blog of the same name. She has also written about her home state for Fast Company, National Geographic Traveler, and Whole Living, among other publications.


An Interview With Alison de Lima Greene

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston curator of contemporary art talks about this month’s new exhibit, “Red Hot: Asian Art From the Chaney Family Collection.”

An Interview With Tim League and Karrie League

The founders of the Alamo Drafthouse chat about how the indie movie theater got its start.

Lucy’s Legacy


An Interview With Dirk Van Tuerenhout

The Houston Museum of Natural Science curator of anthropology talks about this month’s new exhibit, Lucy’s Legacy: The Hidden Treasures of Ethiopia.

Downtown Bastrop

A Quickie Guide.

Barry Walker

The curator of The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston discusses the museum’s recent acquisitions, from Jasper Johns to Philip Guston.

Dickens on The Strand


Dickens on The Strand


Straight Strait

Strait talk; Fort Worth takes stock; MLK in S.A.

Keep Art Here

Katrina Moorhead; Teatro Dallas; Design Life Now.

Wyatt’s World

Thirty years after he took his first photograph for us—of charming kook Stanley Marsh 3—contributing photographer Wyatt McSpadden looks back on his extraordinary career and tells the stories behind some of our favorite images.